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TOPEKA STATE JOURNAI TUESDAY EVENING, AUGUST B,1C02.
TAKE FIRST STEP.
Way Opened For Topeka Manual
, Training School.
Option Secured on tbe John
Martin Property.
MUST BE A CHMGE.
High School Is Already Filled
to Oferflowing.
The Site Will Be Bought For
$9,500.
The first step toward manual training
in the Topeka school was taken by the
board of education at the meeting last
night when a resolution was passed
providing for the purchase of ths nine
lot on the corner of Harrison and
Eigrhtn streets opposite the present high
school building;.
The board has been discussing the
proposed manual training- high school
for two years. The crowded condition
of the present high school building must
be relieved. Last term there were more
scholars in attendance than could be
comfortably accommodated. The at
tendance for the coming term will be
Increased. The board must provide some
relief for the high school and the plan
which has been suggested and discussed
' for a manual training high school
.irhlch will relieve the present high
school building and also provide manual
training.
Some time ago ETdward Wilder and
P. I. Bonebrake bought the nine lots for
$9,500, which is considered a bargain.
When the present high school building
was built these same lots were offered
for $20,000. Mr. Wilder and Mr. Bone
brake bought them when the board was
unable to do so, with the idea of hold
ing them until the board would buy
thern for a manual training high school.
The lots will be sold to the board for
the same price for which they wern
bought. Mr. J. W. Gleed offered a res
olution to the effect that an option on
them be bought by the board, which
means that the board will buy them and
pay for them at the rate of $2,000 a
year until paid for.
Mr. E. E. Roudebush, a new member
of the board who took his seat last
night, opposed the plan. He seemed to
think that the price was too high, and
that a new high school is not needed.
Dr. A. S. Embree also opposed the reso
lution on the ground that the board
should build more graded schools before
another high school is built. Mr.
Wilder, who ia one of the strongest ad
vocates for a manual training high
school, explained his motive in buying
the lots with Mr. Bonebrake to aid the
board, and said: "We should have a
manual training school so that we will
turn out graduates who are capable of
working. We now turn out people who
can think and talk but cannot work,
Tbe labor unions allow but a certain
number of apprentices to work in the
shops. It means that the men have
shut tbe doors against their own boys.
They cannot go into the shops and learn
to be good mechanics. They are forced
out into the streets. The boy who in
turned out of our schools should ba
able to earn a good living as a useful
citizen. We had better begin to edu
cate tha children when they are a little
older and finish their education in a
manner which will make them useful
citizens. I believe in kindergarten work
and I believe in children going to school
when they are Ave years old instead of
seven, but before looking out for the
yomrpest children I think we should
look to the thorough education and
training of the older ones,"
J. W. Priddy, from the First ward,
said: "I believe the people wish to
reach out to. both the old and the young
pupils and, I vote for this resolution."
When the vote was taken tfce entire
membership of the board from the First,
Second, Third, Fourth and Fifth wards
voted for it. Both Dr, Embree and Mr.
Roudebush are from the Sixth ward.
When It came their time to vote there
were 10 votes for the resolution and nona
against. Dr. Embree voted a half each
way and Roudebush was the only one
to cast a vote against it.
At the September meeting the board
will decide upon a proposition for
the issuing of bonds for $100,000 for the
building of the manual training high
school and soma ward schools.
The meeting of the board was one of
those hand-to-hand sort of side-talks-with
affairs where every one enjoyed
himself. P. I, Bonebrake, chairman of
the finance committee, nearly created
a riot by appearing in his shirt sleeves.
Then he went to work in the voice of
an auctioneer reading bills. No one
listened to him and the bills were allow
ed. The members of the board seemed
quite jolly. They chatted and talked
and whispered regardless of such small
matters as bills.
The offer of R. J. Ketchum to pay $50fl
for the 16 lots owned by the board on
Taylor and Grant" streets in North To
pe ka was considered. Dr. J. F. Buck
and J. W. Priddy, the members from
the north side, declared the lots worth
more money.
"We had better keep them than sell
them at that price," suggested Mr.
Wilder.
"We might set a price on them," sug
gested Mr. Priddy.
"Set the price at $100 a lot," said Mr.
Gleed.
'Oh, that Is too much," said several.
"Well, you don't want to sell them,"
replied Gleed.
"Couldn't we move Douglass school
over there?" asked Mr. Wilder. "We
might get some scholars."
"About as many as we have at Doug
lass school in Lawman Hill," replied
Priddy referring to tbe scholarless
school.
"Why not move the lots over the
river?" suggested Dr. Embree.
The staid old school fathers stopped
their raillery long enough to accept the
proposition of Chris States to repair the
boiler of the heating plant at Polk
school for $IS0. This Is another one of
the heating plant which did not result
In satisfaction.
The bid of F. P. Edson to put in san
itary piumbtng at Clay school for $1,658
was accepted. The report was received
that the school board's share of paving
tax for the 9 lots of Polk school on street
would be $1,069 and the paving tax of
the six Clay school lots on Clay street
would be 639. Mr. Matthews moved
that the paving tax be paid In Install
ments. "I second the motion as we are
busted now," said Mr. Bonebrake.
A communication from S. S. Ott ask
ed that during the winter the use of
the laboratory at the high school be
granted the T. M. O. A. for their classes
In chemistry. The request will be con
sidered. Superintendent Davidson suggested
that the fall term of the schools begin
Tuesday, September 2, and that date
was adopted by the board for the begin
ning of the term.
Mr. Edward Wilder, who attended the
National Teachers' association meeting at
Minneapolis, made some informal com
ments. He said he was surprised at the
convention to see that the majority of the
teachers present were quite young. He
remarlced that he thought the te.ioli.irs lii
the city schools, as a rule, are too young
and that the board should gradually work
older heads Into the teaching foree. Mr.
Gleed made some remark in sympathy
with Mr. Wilder' Ideas. . v
"I aitree with you," said Mr. Bonebrake,
who happens to be a banker. ''For in
stance, if we want a lawyer we want old
ones."
He looked at Mr. Gled, who happens te
be a lawyer. There was a silence for a
moment. Mr. Gleed was in deep thought.
The members of the board were listening
for the broadside. "Yet I have known
young1" bankers te discount old ones," re
plied Mr. Gleed.
The board then proceeded to transact
business and abandon repartee for a while.
Rev. F. E. Mallory was unanimously elect
ed president of the board and J. W- Gleed
was elected vice president, Joseph Stewart
was re-elected clerk. The new members
took their seats, Russell Barber succeeded
p-r. J. F. Buck from the First ward; Fred
Keith succeeded G, H. Matthew from the
Fifth ward and E. E. Roudebush succeed
ed J. W. Dailey from the Sixth ward.
The board decided on the school levy for
the coming year of 16 mills. The levy for
the general fund will be 12 mills, for the
building fund 8 mills and the interest and
Sinking fund 1 mill. The levy last year
was lo mills 8 the Interest and sinking
fund had been reduced a half mill since
1300 and will now be put back at the for
mer levy of I mill.
HANNA'S AMBITION.
He Says It lias Been to Merit
the Respect of Labor.
Cleveland, Aug. 6. The employes of
the Cleveland City Railway company, of
which Senator M. A. Hanna is presi
dent, met in a downtown ball last night
and gave to Senator Hanna a valuable
cane. In acknowledging the gift Sena
tor Hanna expressed his sincere thanks
to his employes for their gift and inci
dentally spoke upon the relations that
he hopes soon to see existing between
capital and labor. In part, he said:
"I cannot adequately express my feel
ings on this occasion. It has been the
one ambition of my life to merit the
respect, if not the affection, f the men
in my employ. I have been with labor
ing men all my life and have been their
employer for many years, and this nipht
means something to me, for it brings
with it the satisfaction of knowing that
so large a number of men in my employ
have been satisfied with my career as
an employer.
J'Tour chairman has referred to the
civlo federation. I say to you that were
it not for my official position and my
duties as a public servant, I would de
vote more of my time to the policies on
which that organization Is found."
Concerning the anthracite strike Sen
ator Hanna said: "When the great an
thracite strike was threatening our fed
eration worked nard for weeks to avert
it, to bring men and employers together.
but failed. After it was on we worked
hard to settle it, but failed. However,
in that matter it is my personal satis
faction to know that the statement that
I made at the time that he men would
not go back on their word, has been kept
and tnat a sympathetic strike has been
averted. I told the federation that there
would be no sympathetic strike among
tne bituminous miners.
"I believe in manhood, Labor organ
izations are not things which can be
sued for breach of contract. They have
no corporate existence. But I would
rather have the promise of a laboring
man. backed only by his sense of honor
and his manhood, than any agreement
wmct) might De enforced by law. Man.
hood and integrity are the same, wheth
er they belong to a miner, a street rail
way man or a boss. For myself, I have
no higher ambition than to work for the
purpose of bringing capital and labor
nearer together and to live out my life
in Cleveland, where I have lived for 62
years.
NEW COMMITTEES.
Mayor Parker Gives Oat s Revised
List of Appointments,
Mayor Parker last night announced the
new list of council committees. The com
mittees have been considerably changed,
owing to the resignation from the council
of W. S. Chaney and the appointment at
his successor, Frank Blanch, The princi
pal change ia the appointment of George
Neil as chairman of the ways and means
committee. The revised list of committees
is as follows:
Ways and Means Geo. Neil, chairman
J. W. Blossom. Joseph Griley. S, A.
Swendson, Samuel T. Howe, Frank
Blanch.
Claims and Accounts W. S. Bergund
thal, chairman; Joseph Griley, Frank
tiianen.
License S. A. Swendson, chairman; J.
W. Blossom, S. T. Howe.
Public Buildings Frank Blanch, chair
man: S. A. Swendson, W. F. Weber.
Judiciary S. T. Howe, chairman; W. S.
Bergundthal, Frank Blanch.
Fire Department J. W. Blossom, chair
man; tieorge is ell, i a. snyaer.
Streets and Walks W. F. Weber, chair
man; E. B. Snyder, W. S. Bergundthal,
ri. S. Nichols, G. V. Wolf, Geo. W. Tich
ner. Police Department Joseph Griley, chair
man; W. F. Weber. J. W. Blossom.
Waterworks H. S. Nichols, chairman
W. 8. Ber.-srundthal. Samuel T. Howe.
Gas and Eleetric Lights B. B. Snyder,
chairman: W. F. Weber. Geortre Neil.
Health and Sanitation George W. Tlch-
ner, chairman; t. a, menus, joaepn Gri
ley.
Sewers G. V. Wolf, chairman; B. B.
Snyder, George W. Tichner.
MAY BE FROM bIlDWIN.
William Ziegler Receives an Unsigned
Telegram.
New York. Aug. B. William Zieeler,
who is interested in the Baldwin-Ziegler
expedition, says ne nas received an un
signed cablegram from Tromsoe, Norway,
reading:
"Cheer up. Awaiting Frithjof. Beware
of canards. Fearless."
"Although there Is no signature to the
dispatch," Mr, Ziegler said, "it is unques
tionably sent by Baldwin. The Frithjof re
ferred to is the steamship 1 sent out with
tne America as a sort oi consort or ira.n
oort to aecomoanv the America, the ves
sel Baldwin was on. As for the mysterious
deaths on boerd the America, I have not
yet received one word.
Biggest Ever Undertaken.
New York, Aug, 5. Work will begin
today on the foundation at the New
York navy-yard on which the new 16,
000 ton battleship Cincinnati will be con
structed. Three thousand spiles are to be
driven into the ground set apart for the
building site, in order to make a sure
foundation for the ways. The construc
tion of this ship will be the biggest work
ever undertaken at the New York yard
The only battleship built there previous
ly was the lil-iatea Maine.
Death of Eugenia Makepeace,
Milwaukee, Aug. 5, Eugenia Makepeace,
one of the eight members of the well
known vaudeville attraotion "Pony Bal-
lett," is dead of typhoid fever. Carrie
Stolts, another of the company is criti
cally ill. Miss Makepeace's remains will
be shipped to .Bingiana.
Boy Cured of Colio After Physician's
Treatment Bad Failed.
My boy when four years old was taken
with eolie and cramps in his stomach. I
gent for the doctor and he injected mor-
Jhine, but -the child kept getting worse,
then gave him half a teaspoonful of
Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and Diarr
hoea Remedy, and In half an hour be was
sleeping and soon recovered. F. L. Wu
kins. Shell Lake. Wis. Mr. Willcins is
bookkeeper for the Shell Lake Lumber Co.
For sail by all druggists.
POUCEJOJTIfJGS,
Family Bow With Variations is
Aired in Court.
B. Waters ana Wife Each Given
$25 Fine.
DIDN'T HAVE A FEAST.
Officers Rudely Interrupted the
Potgangers.
Arthur Sparks is Brought Back
From Kansas City.
AMILY rows are
usually settled in
police court by the
discharge of the
defendants with
an admonition, to
"don't let It occur
again," but Mr, R.
Waters and wife,
Eliaa Waters, both
colored, of S2i
Crane street, got a
change of program
this morning. The
pair have been In
the habit of fight
ing whenever the
spirit moved them.
and this morning
about o'clock, after they had absorbed
enough of the "spirit," they started a
rough house. Messrs, Henderson and
Wilcox, officers of the law, as it is writ
ten in Topeka, called at the Waters
residence in time to corral the family
and put out a blase started by them
while playing ping pong with the parlor
lamp. They had been absorbing boose
in large quantities, and It was evident
that the booze would not mix properly
with the Waters, so that the officers
found it necessary to gather the pair,
and escort them to the keep. This
morning when the court kindly fined
them only $35 per, Mrs. Waters shed bit
ter tears, and refused to be comforted
by the court's kindly assurance that it
was nothing serious.
The United Order of Imported Pot'
grangers were scheduled to syend the
balmy summer eve in picnlckiny on
the green sward in the city park, but
some cruel, heartless coppers surround
ed the bunch, confiscated the refresh
ments, and instead of the joyous time
scheduled, they are all doing time of
a different variety. Biessrs. Tom Smiley,
G. Washington White, Jas. Ryan, Jno.
Ryan, Jno, King and Julius Heme, all
members of theWprknlt Travelingmen's
union, met during the day and organized
the social order aforementioned. They
secured two cases of brew that made
some eastern village famous, together
with certain cabbages and potatoes.
Then they repaired to the hank of the
treacherous Kaw, which was perfectly
harmless as far as they were concern-
ed, as they had no Intentions of bathing.
When the patrol wagon arrived about
sun-down the entire bunch was hilar
iously full, and one member of the clan
was preparing to treat the assembly
to a rare hobo etew.containing cabbages,
potatoes, onions and other ingredients.
But alas, the stew will haunt them in
their dreams only. The rude policemen
grabbed the entire works, beer and all.
The cabbages and potatoes are still on
exhibition at the keep, but tbe beer
has strangely disappeared. Peace tc
the empty bottles! O, irony of fate! To
think that these Knights of the Rail
road Truck should be languishing on the
steingarten, with one day on and four
to play.
Contrary to all expectations. Chas.
Lawson, the jointist who was charged
with resisting an officer and carrying
concealed weapons, was discharged
from tne police court last evening,
Lawson's trial had been postponed be
cause his face, which had been treated,
or mistreated, by little Officer Barrett,
who is a facial fresco artist, would not
permit Mr. Lawson to attend the court
at an earlier date. After hearing the
evidence the court decided that the
charge of resisting an officer was noth
ing more than a personal fight between
the officer and Lawson, and that tne
big jointist had been sufficiently pun
ished. Mr. TJrmy seemed aggrieved be
cause Lawson was discharged on the
resistance clause, and refused to prose
cute on the other charges. This leavee
a slim opening for Lawson. to prosecute
Barrett on the charge of assault, and
it is the opinion of the entire force that
the court made a mistake.
Among the cases which will not be
prosecuted in police court is a strenuous
set-to between Fox and Devro, two
local colored musicians, who are wont
to plunk the banjo on the thoroughfares
and subsequently pass the Panama. It
seems that Mr. Fox filled his person
with bad brew last Saturday eve, and
afterward passed bis lid, taking up cer
tain and sundry coins. His partner.
Mr. Devro. called for a fair and im
partial division of the spoils, as per cus
tom, but Mr. Fox was filled with an
idea that he was too foxy for anything
like that. He could not even see his
partner as they passed by. As a gentle
reminder of his presence Mr. Pevro then
landed on Mr. Fox with the rim of bis
banjo, making therewith an embrasure
in Mr. Fox's pelt. Mr. Fox suddenly
came to, shook hands with his confed
erate, and swore that he was a gentle
man, and that he had done the proper
thing under the circumstances. It is
stated that he also made haste to divide
the collection,
Arthur Sparks, the young Kansas Oity
man who was brought back by Deputy
Sheriff Stewart yesterday, charged with
the larceny of 1,056 cigars from T. M.
James, Jr., of North Topeka, is the son
of a former Kansas City detective. A
Kansas City paper Bays of the young
man:
"The clerk In the cigar store reported
to his employer that the cigars had been
taken from him by force, but Sparks
says he and his companion won them
playing a slot machine. Anyone who
knows young Sparks can readily credit
his story. It is currently believed her
that: the slot machine that he cannot
beat has not yet been invented. So
large and constant were his winnings
when the gambling Slot machines were
in vogue that it is said he was finally
barred from purying them.
"Young Sparks would never reveal the
secret of his success in hypnotising an
unresponsive piece of machinery so that
it give up to him the coin accumulated
from the contributions of the gullible,
but his 'ability' in that direction cannot
be Questioned." -
If he ean prove that he won the cigars
from James, it will be one on the estab
lishment. Under any circumstances the
boy in charge of the store acted fool
ishly In allowing Sparks to play a dol
lar on the side. Owner of the penny
machines say they cannot even afford
to allow a side bet of a dime on the
whirl, as the machine are so made that
they pay only a small margin to the
house.
' IT WAS A FAILURE.
Colonial Conference Did Not Basalt
Aeoordina; to Anticipations.
New York, Aug, g. Colonial Secretary
Chamberlain's admissions on Friday are
regarded by the Radical press, says a
Tribune dispatch from London m proof
irom nis point of view tnat tne colonial -conference
. has been a failure, Mr.
Chamberlain's objects in convening it.
they say, were better adjustments of
Imperial defense and imperial trade. He
hoped and expected to lay the founda
tions for a customs union, and to ob
tain the consent of the premiers to a
scheme under which the greater colon
ies would make specific contributions
to the cost of defending the empire. The
premiers will have nothing to do with a
customs union, since It would mean a
loss of revenue whlqh the states they
represent could Ul afford. They will
have nothing to do with any contribute
tion to military necessities which are
fixed or compulsory. They argue that
should any power, Germany or anoth
er, land troops in Canada or send a
hostile fleet into Canadian waters. It
would be faced by an American veto.
The one power that could Invade Can
ada is the United States, against whom
England, the dispatch adds, would be
powerless,
CAREER IS CHECKED.
A Swindler fall Down en Bis Vint
Attempt.
San Freneiaeo, Aug, B.w"Liutenant"
Edgar N. Coffey of New York has been ar.
rested in Oakland, charged with passing
a bogus check on Mrs. Barbara, a land
lady of the Oalindo hotel. His arrival at
the hotel a few days ago was preceded by
letter from Portland, Ore., purporting
to be signed by George W, Mclver, captain
of the Seventh Infantry, U. 8. A., stating
that Coffey was a seeond lieutenant of
that company who had been sent south on
official business, requesting- that his name
and rank be kept secret and asking the
hotel people to cash a check for $160, which
had been given him. The letter was writ,
ten pn official paper and the lieutenant
brought with him many apparently gen
'ulne credentials. The check was cashed
by Mrs. Barbara, whose suspicions were
aroused, however, when a second check
was presented by Coffey. An investigation
was made and his arrest followed.
Among his effects were found a great
number of, army official envelopes, large
quantities of army stationery, many army
transportation blanks, a number of blank
checks and a large army revolver. At first
he strongly protested his innocence, but
finally admitted that be was not what he
claimed to be, but asserted that this was
his first offense against tbe law. He Is
a man of fine appearance and good ad
dress. STEAMER LINES COMBINE.
Blorgan and Cromwell Interests Have
Been United.
New York, Aug.S. In connection with
the Southern Pacific railroad's new ar.
rangement for the handling of its ocean
freight between this and southern ports,
the Journal of Commerce says It learns
from an official source that the Morgan
and Cromwell lines have been combin
ed; In other words, the vessels and pro
perty of the Cromwell service have been
purchased by and turned over to the
Southern Pacific company. The terms
of the transfer are not yet available,
however. It Is also learned that the
agencies of the Cromwell line In Bos
ton, Philadelphia and Baltimore will be
abolished as was the local agency, and
what were formerly two separate ser
vices will be operated as one, except
that they will, .. of course, ply between
different points; that is, one from New
York to Galveston direct for freight
only and the other from New York to
New Orleans, carrying both freight and
passengers. The management will be
centralized and unified.
The Cromwell Line ia an old service.
In 1853 the company operated a service
to Portland. Me., Halifax, N. S.. -and St.
Johns, Ten years later the New Or
leans service was inaugurated. It is
not yet known whether the Cromwell
corporation will be continued or not.
Railroad Valuations liaised.
Indianapolis, Aug. 5. The state board
of tax commissioners, after . listening to
the representatives of corporations for ten
days has Increased by ,179,064 the valua
tionsfupon which steam and electric rail
roads, telephones, telegraph, express,
pipe-line and transportation - companies
must pay taxes. The assessments of the
Monon railroad was increased 1400 a
mile of main track. The Lake Brie and
Western was Increased 41,000 a mile of
main track.
Killed by Chicken Thieves.
Lexington, Mo., Auff- 6- Geo. W. John
son, aged 5. one of the wealthiest men
in this county, was shot and killed early
this morning by chicken thieves whom he
surprised in his hen house. Four suspects
are under arrest. There is much ex
citement and if the murder can be fast
ened upon any one of tbe quartette a
lynching may result, , ,
Golf Player m. v
Chicago, Aug. S. Wm. Holablrd. Jr.,
the golf player, Is critically ill with
typhoid fever at his home in Evans-ton,
and his recovery doubtful. Holablrd
was taken sick on the first day of the
Glenview spoif tourney, and was not
able to take part in it. Young Holabird
contracted the rever at rottsaam, .fa.,
where he was attending school.
- Car Strike is Settled.
Huntington, W. Va.. Aug. 5. The street
ear strike was adjusted satisfactorily to
all coneerned at a conference this morn
ing between officials of the railway and
representatives of the strikers. This re
fers to Kentucky, Weat Virginia and
Ohio divisions.
Look Pleasant, Pleas. -
Photographer C. C- Harlan, of Eaton,
C, can do so now, though for years he
couldn"t, because he suffered untold
agony from the worst form of Indigest
ion. All physicians and medicines failed
to help him till he tried Electric Bitters,
which worked such wonders for him
that he declared they are a godsend to
sufferers from dyspepsia and stomach
trer blea. Unrivaled for diseases of the
Stomach, Liver and Kidneys, they build
up and give new life to the whole sys
tem. Try them. Only 50e . Guaranteed
by Arnold Drug Co.'s, H. N. Kao. Ave,
druggists.
Malta Vita is the original flaked mal
ted food, has no eauala, but some imita
tors. : Largest package of prepared
foods, 15 meals 15 cents just the food
for this hot weather requires no cook
ing, served with fruit or cream or milk
it is a most nutritious diet, All grocers
sell it.
Mrs, Benjamin Criswel! entertained a
few young girls at tea Monday after
noon in compliment to per niece, MiM
Isabel Hudson of Kansas City who has
been here for a fortnight and goes -home
Friday, The other guests were Miss
Mary jaon of t, Louis, Miss essis
Kumm of Pittsburg, Kan., Miss Jose
phine Keiser, Miss Eleanor Keller, Miss
Bessie Morrow and Miss Helen Mor
row, The Phi Lambda Epsilon fraternity
of the high school gave a lawn party at
the home et Mr, Chauncey Brown, cor
ner at Seventh and Taylor streets Mon
day night, Tbe company included Miss
Helen MeCHntock, Miss LuGrace wbit
mer, Miss Blanche Jennesa, Miss Virgin
ia Meade, Miss Esther Bauch, Miss Eva
Smith, Miss Loa Blanch Berry, Miss
Jean Austin, Miss Mabel Andrews, Miss
Sarah McLellan, Mr, Harry Stanley, Mr,
Barton Phelps. Mr. James McClure. Mr.
George McLellan, Mr. Earl Ewart, Mr,
wa (Jossett, Mr- Wlter Aiyers, jur.
Proctor Foucht, Mr.Charleg WentwSrtb,
Mr.Roy Raucb and Mr.Chauncy Brown,
The first games of the ping pong
tournament to which tbe Elks' club
challenged the Topeka club some weeks
ago will take, place at the Elks' club
tonight. The event will be a "ladies'
night," The contestants will include,
from the Topeka club, Mr. Theodore
Hammatt, Mr. Panooast Kidder, Mr.
George Crawford, Mr. Jerry Black, and
Mr. Herbert Armstrong, and the Elks
Mr. Archibald F. Williams, Mr. Adrian
Sherman, Mr. Lou Bronson, Mr. Frank
Bennett and Mr. Dan Hammatt,
- Juiege and Mrs. C. E. Foot will en
tertain a small company informally at
their home on Buchanan street tonight
for Mr. Jay Moller of St- Louis, who
is their guest. There will be an orches.
tra and dancing. Mr. Mohler is a West
Point cadet in his third year at tbe
United States Military academy.
Notes sod Personal Mention.
Mrs, A. A. Robinson, has returned
from Denver. Colo.
Mrs. J. M. Stevenson and her daugh
ter, of Kansas City, will be guests of
her sister, Mrs. ueorge f aritnurst, tne
last of the week. . They aro expected
Thursday.
Mr. and Mrs. Albrecht Marburg, Miss
Wilheimina Marburg and Miss Mar
garet Jet more go to Lakeside, Wis
Thursday, for a month.
Mr. Hal Nilea, of Chicago, is at the
Copeiand.
Mrs. Alice Clugston and Mr, John
Clugston are in Chicago.
Mr. and Mrs. Lee Clinton Forbes and
Mrs. D. H. Forbes returned today from
Lake Chautauqua and Chicago, where
they have been for a month.
Mr. Jacob 'Smith and Mr. Roy
Thompson returned Monday from Glen
wood Springs, Colo.
The Rev, J. D. Countermine left for
New York today.
Mr. Robert T. Herrick and his daugh
ter Sarella are In Kansas City, guests
of Mr, if. N, Kewlck and Charlotte Ke-
wick.
Mr. and Mrs. J. S". Jan-ell and their
children go to Manitou Friday to join
the A. L. Williams family, Mr. Jarrell
for a few days and the others for the
remainder of tbe heated term.
Miss Grace Dauchy, who has been the
guest of Mrs. Robert T. Herrick for
three weeks, returned to her home in
Chicago Monday.
Miss Elisabeth Oldham, of Kansas
City, is the guest of her sister, Mrs. C
S. Down in x-
An important Lawrence marriage of
the month Is that of Miss Mame Tis-
dale and Mr. Charles El well of San
tiago, Cuba, which will be celebrated
at the bride s home August 27.
Mr. Dean Low was in Topeka Mon
day. Mrs. Payne and Miss Anna Payne go
to Kansas city Thursday to visit Mrs.
aam Jf uiton.
Miss Georgia Walker, of St. Louis, is
tne guest of Miss vera Low.
Mr. and Mrs. D. N. Burge. Miss
Burdge and Miss Agnes Burdge left
Monday for San Francisco and Los
Angeles, Cal., for a six weeks' absence.
Miss Jessie Payne leaves Wednesday
for a fortnight in Colorado.
Mr. and Mrs. Carl W. Nellie will be
home from Salt Lake City and Denver
Thursday.
Mrs. Carl Moller and her son. Mr.
Jay Jay Moller of St. Louis are guestB
of the former's sister, Mrs. C. E. Foote.
Miss Gallia Wellhouse returned today
from Cincinnati and Acton, Ohio, where
she has been for some time,
Mrs. Charles Lawton of St. Louis is
expected Friday to visit Mr. and Mrs.
w. l. Lawton at tne Manspeaker.
Miss Mabel Quigley goes to Chicago
Thursday to spend a week with Miss
anna, speer.
Mrs. Myrtle Foote-Holmes is home
from Manhattan Beach, where she has
been lor a rortnisnt.
Mrs. M. E. Holer aft and her daughter
left today for California.
Mr. Frank Long and family left for
uaiirornia today. ,
Dr. and Mrs. F. O. Burkett are in
Kansas City for a few days.
Miss Genevieve Herrick who has been
the guest of Mrs. DuRelle Gage and
other relatives in St. Louis came home
Monday. - She accompanied her grand
father. Mr. J, I". Davis.
Mr. and Mrs. C, H, Gaunt and their
son, Harry, went to Denver today for
the rest or tne week. -
Mr. Will Whltton goes to Ludington
.Wednesday to spend a rortnignt.
Dr. Eva Harding has returned from
Atchison.
Miss Anne Davis has returned from
Concordia where she spent July with
her family.
Mr. Charles Adams and Mr. Charles
Wilbur Adams left Monday for a busi
ness trll to New York.
Mrs. Hannah Whitsell, Miss Stella
Whitsell and Mr. Albert Olson left
Monday for the Great Lakes. -
Miss Mary Wingert and Miss Llda
Wingert leave Wednesday for California
to be gone a montn.
Miss Gertrude Babcock Is in Kansas
City today.
Mrs. J. C. Feeley has returned from a
visit in Minnesota.
Mrs. M. C. Moore and her daughter,
Mrs. A. J. Atwater of Leavenworth
leave Thursday for Colorado Springs
for the benefit of the latter's health.
Mrs. O. E. Hungate and her niece.
Miss Nellie Johnson of Fort 8cott who
has been her guest for three weeks will
go to Fort Scott Wednesday.
The Ramblers will meet Thursday,
August 7, with Mrs. Sutherland, SIS
Monroe street. -
Mrs. Charles Coddington of Alma
came to town for the Banda Rossa con
certs and is the guest of friends on
Clay and Lake streets-
Miss Lucia Wyatt went to Atchison
where she will sing the soprano part in
Abott's Jubilee mass at at, Benedict's
Abbey Wednesday morning.
r
Hoep a caXlo of Ivory
Ooap at th stable! it U
tag dlld pot ana
cratch on lort for
It trill cleanse with
out Irritating and the
vegetable oila of which
it im made are cooling
end healing in eCect
It Floats.
50BTH TOPEKA.
fLeave Items for this eelumn with Kim
ball Printing Co., (It North Kansas Ave.
Mr, and Mrs. J. P. McAfee spent (Sun
day in Kansas City,
Mrs. Harry Nichols who has been
quite ill is greatly improved.
Mr. Chris Bader, of Kansas City, was
the guest Sunday of Topeka, friend.
Miss Myrtle Seymour left today for a
two weeks' trip to New York and the
sea coast.
Mrs. F. E, Ringer left today for Den
ver, where she will visit her niece, Mrs.
John. Bradley. -
Miss Leah Shirley has returned to her
home in GrantviUe after a short visit
to relatives here,
Mrs. H. b. Jett of Kansas City. Mrs.
E. W. Jett of Perry and Mrs. F. A. Jett
of Grantvilla were North, side visitors
yesterday.
There will be a business meeting of
the Epworth League of the Kansas
Avenue M, E, church this evening at
the church.
Mr. Will Little, who was operated
upon Sunday at Christ hospital for ap
pendicitis, is improving and is consid
ered out of danger,
P.B3. Kimball who was in Fort Madison,
Iowa, with a Santa Fe surveying com
pany has been transferred to J. M
Meade's office at Topeka.
Mrs. A. H. McBrier of Mlddleport,
Ohio, will arrive Wednesday noon to
visit her brother, J. M. Haynesand fam
ily, of 811 Harrison street. ,
Mrs. A. V. Nutt, of Oklahoma City,
who has been visiting her mother, Mrs.
F. A. Jett, of GrantviUe, since April,
has returned to her home.
Miss Pearl Cooper of Wbeaton is here
visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. C.
M. Cooper, at their home north of town.
She will remain about three weeks.
. Miss Eunice Cotton, who has been
spending several weeks, here visiting
Mrs. Frank McGrath, of 1123 Jackson
street, left for her home in Beloit today.
L, S, Dolman is In Colorado Springs
making arrangements to take bis fam
ily there, where they will mate an ex
tended stay if the climate is beneficial
to them,
Mr. Clarence Matthews has returned
from Texas, where he has beeo with a
Rock Island surveying con pony. Mr.
Matthews injured his foot, and is ibome
to rest.
Rev, and Mrs. T. X Pearson sad Miss
Emily Pearson, of 924 Jackson street,
have returned from Herington, where
they accompanied tbe remains of Mias
Daisy Pearson.
Miss Sarah Eggieston, -who visited
Mrs. Kate F. King at her North side
home a year ago, died recently at a Los
Angeles Sanitarium. Her remains were
taken to Upper Sandusky, Ohio, tor in
terment. - ,
Rev. W. B. Feese, TX B. minister at
Meriden, was the guest last night -ot
Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Steele, of 1208
Jackson street. Rev. Feese left today
for Brown county, where ha wiU assist
with some meetings.
James McAfee entertained a 1 few f
his -friends last evening at his iusot.
1005 Quincy street. His guests were
Jac Campbell, Harold -Forbes, Grove
Dolman, Edwin James; Bob Th.wnas,
John Morthland and Gailard Miller.
Mrs. Walter Dunham arrived yester
day from Fort Scott and was the guet
until today of her uncle and aunt, It'r
and Mrs. J. M. Shellabarger. She le.'t
this morning for H or ton where she will
spend the day visiting her father. From
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there she will go to her home in Chi
cago. An inquest was held this morning in
tbe undertaking rooms of Shellabarger
& Son over the remains of young Level,
the colored boy who was drowned yes
terday afternoon io Soldier Creek, The
verdict reached was that he came, to hia
death by accidental drownbijr. The fun
eral will be held tomorrow afternoon at
two o'clock from the B street church.
As W. H. Moody was excavating un
der bis building at 826 Kansas avenue ,
preparatory to cementing the ceHar he
found buried a Jug of whisky which
was all that was left of one of the orig
inal package bouses whigh were o num
erous a number of years ago. A tag
showing that the whisky had been
buried for about fourteen years was
found attached to tbe jug.
Finds Many Double Stars.
Berkeley, Cal., Aug. 6. Astronomer
James Hussey announces, In a bulletin
which has just been issued by the Uni
versity of California the discovery, of
100 pairs of double stars never before
catalogued. The discovery with the
Mills spectroscope of six stars whose
velocity in the line of eight are varia
ble is made public by Director W, W.
Campbell of tbe Lick Observatory,
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the eentury, contaieing all t-fce food
elements of wneat wutu -toe ados bene
fit of the beat an ait. It Is ot 4oaKd
bread granules, but Abe Dti vbaat
thoroughly deaxwed and -steamed ,over
two hours, malted and soiled, ferninff
Che flakes, then baked in an oven -until
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health food of Che aage, and one tbat
never etistreases 'when otbee do. Dys
peptics and peoaile f . weak -.diwsM Uon
find Malta Vita jluat be ood to ive
them a pieaeacat, njeyable meed- Ask
grocer foe fucfesase.
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was unable e wwk. IT bem whea every
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Dr. King's He,m ffKBoovery tor -Consumji-tioa.
My w4fe ufferea intawly -from
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medicine In the world." A trial bolUa
will convince yoa its nrivaled SorTtawmt
Jkd Lung diseases- 4uannted boUit-s
60c and Jl.OO. Trial bottles jt re at Arnold
Drug Co.'S. m N. Kawsae Ave. .
All th rage wirai iweDty rte. Mand
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Skin Cream and Powder w beet lor
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